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Steve Alexander – Chicago Hospitality Professional of the Month (March 2016)

March 20th, 2016 | hereschicago

Here’s our interview with Steve Alexander, Regional Director of Sales, ACCESS SPORTS, this month’s Chicago Hospitality Professional of the Month (March 2016). Can you tell us your current position, company and describe what you do? Regional Director of Sales for Access Sports. Corporate event…

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Meeting Planner Spotlight – Michael Mach, CMP, CMM, CED

March 20th, 2016 | hereschicago

Jim Grillo, CMP interviews Michael Mach, CMP, CMM, CED, Conference Program Manager of ISACA  for this month’s Meeting & Event Planner Spotlight. How did you get into event planning? Started performing in grade school band – then had opportunity to help produce and promote…

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Register Now for the 15th Annual N.I.C.E. Awards on April 12th!

February 17th, 2016 | hereschicago

We invite you to follow the yellow brick road to the 15th Annual N.I.C.E. Awards on April 12th! Test your brian power with the Scarecrow, look into your heart with the Tin Man, and find courage with the Lion. Registration has…

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LondonHouse Chicago Meetings & Events Opening Spring 2016

February 15th, 2016 | hereschicago

LONDONHOUSE CHICAGO MEETINGS & EVENTS LondonHouse Chicago offers 13 unique spaces for meetings and events — large and small. From our spectacular third floor grand ballroom with sweeping river views, to our various meeting rooms for seminars and break out sessions,…

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Brian Whitaker – Chicago Hospitality Professional of the Month (February 2016)

February 11th, 2016 | hereschicago

Here’s our interview with Brian Whitaker, Vice President of Chicago Transportation Solutions, Inc. and this month’s Chicago Hospitality Professional of the Month (February 2016).   Where did your hospitality career begin? In Chicago at Colonial Coach Lines as a motorcoach driver How…

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Mindy Moore – Chicago Hospitality Professional of the Month (January 2016)

January 19th, 2016 | hereschicago

Interview with Mindy Moore, Director of Group Events at Ravinia Festival and Here’s Chicago’s January 2016 Chicago Hospitality Professional of the Month! Where did your hospitality career begin?  I started as a waitress so I learned very early on the art of interacting…

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Chicago Family Palooza

January 18th, 2016 | hereschicago

Chicago Family Palooza We would like to extend an opportunity to qualified meeting and event planners to experience Chicago Family Palooza by providing you with 2 complementary VIP tickets, free parking, and a guided tour. Hope to see you there! Chicago…

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Who are Chicago’s Top Event Catering Companies?

January 14th, 2016 | hereschicago

From corporate events to special events, you want to know who the top event catering companies in Chicago are so you can ensure that you’re event is a success.  There are many catering companies to choose from, however, you want…

Chicago hospitality professional John Curran

John Curran – Chicago Hospitality Professional of the Month (December 2015)

December 16th, 2015 | hereschicago

John Curran is Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships for The Magnificent Mile Association. His hospitality background includes time with Choose Chicago, Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co., Concierge Preferred Magazine, Rainforest Café and others. To learn more about…

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WYNDHAM GRAND CHICAGO RIVERFRONT HOLIDAY PARTY PACKAGES

November 23rd, 2015 | hereschicago

From a sit down dinner to an evening of hors d’oeuvres and drinks, let our culinary team assist you in planning the perfect holiday party. Choose from our all inclusive packages or customize a party specifically for your group! ‘Tis…

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HOSTS CHICAGO APPOINTS TONY SANSONE AS DIRECTOR OF SALES

November 18th, 2015 | hereschicago

The Team Expands at Hosts Chicago The team expands at Hosts Chicago, A Hosts Global Alliance Member, with the addition of Tony Sansone as the new Director of Sales, effective November 30, 2015. Hosts Chicago, the leading full service destination…

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CraVe Yoga Brings Yoga to Corporate Events

November 15th, 2015 | hereschicago

One of Chicago’s Hidden Gems – CraVe Yoga helping Corporate Event Planners My name is Tabatha Whitney owner of CraVe Yoga, LLC. I teach privately & work with corporate event planners to bring yoga to the people. I recently worked…

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Loyola’s new Schreiber Center Conference Facility in Chicago, Il

October 29th, 2015 | hereschicago

Chicago’s newest Conference Space Over 100 of Chicago meeting and event planning professionals joined the event planning staff at Loyola’s new Schreiber Center on Wednesday October 28th 2015 for an evening of networking, h’oeuvres, cocktails and facility tours. The room provides…

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Union Square Events Open House for Gallery at GreenRiver Chicago

October 29th, 2015 | hereschicago

Gallery at GreenRiver is the newest private event space in Streeterville Union Square Events Open House for Gallery at GreenRiver The Gallery at GreenRiver 259 East Erie, 18th Floor Chicago, IL 60611 Union Square Events showcased their new venue to…

Mary Sprow Chicago hospitality professional

Mary Sprow – Chicago Hospitality Professional of the Month (October 2015)

October 16th, 2015 | hereschicago

Jim Grillo, CMP of HeresChicago.com interviews Mary Sprow of Topgolf Naperville – Chicago’s Hospitality Professional of the month (October 2015)  How did you get into event planning? I’ve started working as a server when I was 16, but everything changed when I started in…

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2015 Chicago Northwest Hospitality EXPO

October 13th, 2015 | hereschicago

Looking to plan a corporate event, meeting, conference, luncheon, reception, golf outing, retreat, team building experience, or holiday party? The suburban Chicago marketplace has a wealth of facilities and accommodations to meet any needs, large or small – business or…

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BMO Harris Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2015

October 13th, 2015 | hereschicago

What you need to know: BMO Harris Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2015 The celebration features appearances by iconic Disney characters Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and their friends from the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida; live musical performances and celebrity…

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2015 ABOS Conference Comes to St. Charles

October 7th, 2015 | hereschicago

The Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services (ABOS) will hold its 2015 Conference on October 14-16, 2015 at the Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main Street in St. Charles Illinois. This year’s theme: “Outreach Services – Not So Hidden Treasures.”…

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Planning Successful Off-Site Meetings

October 6th, 2015 | hereschicago

Planning Successful Off-Site Meetings In a world of email, text messaging and G-chats, the art of off-site meeting planning and execution can seem lost at times. However, all this just might take face-to-face communication and human interaction to another level…

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Here’s Chicago Food For Thought Summertime Daydream 2015 Video

September 14th, 2015 | hereschicago

Video & Photography by Edward Fox Photography. Thursday, August 18th 2015 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Field Museum The Summertime Daydream event at The Field Museum was hosted by Here’s Chicago and Food for Thought and encouraged over 500 meeting and…

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Hospitality: When Presented with a Gift, Accept it.

August 29th, 2015 | hereschicago

By Jim Grillo, CMP Hospitality: When Presented with a Gift, Accept it. Remember when you were a kid and you received the greatest gift in the world?  Maybe it was that train set, bike, Atari (showing my age), go kart…

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Meet Event Planner, Barb Harris, DMCP of On The Scene, The Event Company

August 29th, 2015 | hereschicago

Jim Grillo, CMP of HeresChicago.com interviews Barb Harris, DMCP of On The Scene, The Event Company for this month’s Meet an Event Planner segment. How did you get into event planning? I studied Tourism at Indiana University, and was convinced I’d go…

Chicago Event Planner Nicole Zenner LK Events

Meet Event Planner Nicole Zenner of LK Events, LLC

August 24th, 2015 | hereschicago

Jim Grillo, CMP of HeresChicago.com interviews Nicole Zenner of LK Events, LLC  for this month’s Meet an Event Planner segment. How did you get into event planning? The first event I ever planned was my junior year high school prom….

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Meet Event Planner Alicja Burek of Alicja Events, LTD.

August 5th, 2015 | hereschicago

Jim Grillo, CMP of HeresChicago.com interviews Alicja Burek of Alicja Events, LTD. for this month’s Meet an Event Planner segment. How did you get into event planning? Since early childhood I developed an interest for fashion events and social functions making…

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Why Join ISES Chicago?

August 4th, 2015 | hereschicago

ISES Chicago is short for the International Special Events Society Great Chicago Chapter.  We asked the Board of Directors of ISES Chicago to share their experiences about how their membership has provided a return on their investment and why Chicago…

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Me, Myself & I in Brazil by Alicja Events

July 30th, 2015 | hereschicago

The Here’s Chicago Street Team attended Me, Myself & and I in Brazil Me myself and I in Brazil-HD from Alicja Events on Vimeo. Alicja Events hosted their annual MM&I event at Carnivale Restaurant, on July 30th. This time, taking…


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